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  1. 'Accidental millionaire' case opens in NZ court

    Posted Mar 11th 2011, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... regular interactions on the case.' Westpac tried and failed to recover some of its losses through the Hong Kong courts in 2009. The bank took legal action against Wynn International ...

  2. Judge in Singson case stands down

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A judge presiding over the drug-trafficking trial of well-known Philippine congressman Ronald Singson removed himself from the case after receiving an anonymous letter which ... If that is the case, the letter could be regarded as an act with the intention to manipulate and disrupt a judicial proceeding of a criminal trial. 'This court is duty-bound to ensure justice ...

  3. Milk hero's case shows how pressure can work

    Posted Nov 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhao, that is to be welcomed. However, the case does not inspire any confidence in the mainland's legal system or the rule of law. Lodging an appeal to a court should be straightforward. In Zhao's case it was anything but, with access being denied to lawyers, confusion over whether the documents had been filed and the legal team suddenly sacked without explanation. If Zhao agreed ...

  4. Justice puts a cork in the case against champagne activist

    Posted Nov 30th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... protests, the spokeswoman said each case would be handled according to the circumstances. Speaking after she reported back to police, Ip said she still felt helpless after her ordeal. ...

  5. Case for leniency

    Posted Nov 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to eight months in jail, a year at most. And, according to section 124 of China's Criminal Procedure Law, suspects may not be detained for more than two months. Only in complicated cases ... of the tainted milk case in Hebei, he held up an A4-paper-sized sign with the words 'Restore health to the children' and 'We demand judicial fairness' outside the court; third, ...

  6. Hypocrites on both sides of Assange case

    Posted Dec 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Clouded in mystery, the Wikileaks organisation and its founder, Julian Assange, have been easy targets for critics. He has been portrayed as a terrorist or an anarchist with a chip on his shoulder against all forms of authority. This widely held belief un ...

  7. Media recall reporters after ban on coverage of hit-and-run case

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... party disciplinary authorities should also investigate the case and reveal the truth.' But mainland media were banned from investigating the case a day later. ...

  8. Mahjong partner arrested in case of murdered 88-year-old woman

    Posted Oct 15th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... in connection with the case on Tuesday, was released on bail of HK$10,000 yesterday and must report back on October 20. A 50-year-old Hong Kong woman, who was arrested as she returned to Hong Kong from Shenzhen on Wednesday, has been released from custody unconditionally. Last night, none of the suspects in the case had been charged. Lee's mainland mahjong partner came to Hong Kong in August ...

  9. Killing 'the saddest case you can come across'

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man It was, the lawyer for the defence said, 'the saddest case you can come across in Hong Kong'. Placed in foster care by his mother at an early age when his parents separated, Leung Ka-kit had located his father when he was 15 years old and moved in to live with him. As a grown man he paid the rent and household expenses and regularly gave money to his father. ...

  10. Polanski case shows utter disregard for law

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... than punishment. It appears that Polanski's lawyers have built up a case of procedural irregularity, or even judicial misconduct regarding the handling of his plea bargain more than 30 years ago. This only strengthens the case for extraditing him to the United States where he has the opportunity of a fair hearing to put forward his defence and clear his name. We may never know ...




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